Ladies, When Men Say You “Talk Too Much,” It’s Not An Insult. Own It!

I’ve often been told by men that I talk way too much, too fast, and add too many details. But to me, I’m just having a normal conversation. In fact, when my girlfriends and I communicate this way, the more…

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Black Families Have Rules About Who Can Cook What On Thanksgiving

By: Kiana Keys No no, see, this is not a game. This is serious business and I know I’m not the only one that comes from a family that operates under the Robert Rules of Thanksgiving Dish Determination. It’s not…

Yes I’m African-American, But I Prefer To Be Called BLACK.

By: Kiana Keys Why? Well first, because there is so much strength, power and resilience wrapped into one word that has forever been used to describe all things bad. And second, because society pretty much hates the word. And I’m…

Serena Williams is Literally Black Women at Work…Everywhere.

By: Kiana Keys Black women everywhere felt it. Watching Serena Williams in the final moments of the 2018 US Open was heartbreaking and cringe-worthy. Not because we were watching a coveted win slip through her fingers. Not because she was…

Red Carpet Pandemonium: Have Prom Sendoffs Gotten Too Big?

By: Kiana Keys Red carpets. Strobe lights. Custom backdrops. Photo-booths. Classify these descriptions under “things you may see at a star-studded movie premiere.” Right? But these are actual scenes that I’ve seen play out at prom sendoffs as I drove…

10 Observations I’ve Had Since Becoming A Vegetarian

By: Kiana Keys Five months into the vegetarian life and I’m loving it! Now that I’m officially beyond the difficult transition phase, I’m finally able to look back and appreciate my journey. No, I didn’t watch whatever documentaries that were…